Tag : Rojhelat

Iran’s Rojhelat Mourn the Loss of Their Leader with Public Strikes
12 Jul
8:24

Iran’s Rojhelat Mourn the Loss of Their Leader with Public Strikes

Following Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan’s (PDKI) call to stage a general strike across Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) in Iran to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, eye witnesses report of massive response to PDKI’s call.  Major Kurdish cities such as Sine (Sanandaj), Kamyaran, Bokan,  Mahabad, Saqiz, Paweh, Kirmashan (Kermanshah), Mariwan, Bana,…

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou
11 Jul
7:13

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou

PDKI.ORG July 13, 2016, marks the 27th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou by Iranian diplomats in Vienna, Austria. PDKI has in the past called on the Kurdish people in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan to stage general strikes to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou. This year, PDKI calls for…

Iranian Lawmakers’ Car Ambushed by Gunmen in Kurdish Region
11 Jul
2:57

Iranian Lawmakers’ Car Ambushed by Gunmen in Kurdish Region

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

Mr. Falahatpisheh and the others were traveling in a sport utility vehicle near Iran’s border with Iraq, apparently without security forces protecting them. As they were driving near the county of Dalahu, four men fired on their car. The governor …New York Times 

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.
11 Jul
2:51

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.

If we wait to see unity, a ripe situation & all met means to continue our struggle in #Rojhelat it means never #Iran pic.twitter.com/dG0cj4RHHQ — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) July 11, 2016

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan
08 Jul
3:06

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan

UNPO Brussels, 8 July 2016 – The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) strongly condemns Iran’s increasing military aggressions in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan. After 15 June 2016, the situation in this region has been spiralling out of control as Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have started shelling civilian villages…

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred
08 Jul
3:02

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred

PDKI Following ten days of clashes in the Sawlawa region of Mariwan, clashes continued on Tuesday in the village of Boriar. Two of our brave Peshmergas, Kawa Jawanmard and Sarkawt Samadi, fought a large force of Iran’s Islamic revolutionary guards, armed with heavy artillery. Following a heroic battle that lasted…

Iran hangs another Kurdish political prisoner in August
26 Aug
10:09

Iran hangs another Kurdish political prisoner in August

Behrouz Alkhani’s execution order was carried out early Wednesday morning, August 26 in the central prison of Wurme, where he was held. On August 9, Sirwan Nejavi, another Kurdish political prisoner was executed in Tabriz Prison following three years of incommunicado. Since Iranian officials warned of retaliation against heightened Kurdish…

Acid Attack on Women in Eastern Kurdistan
21 Aug
7:27

Acid Attack on Women in Eastern Kurdistan

So far, four women have fallen victim to vicious acid attacks by religious zealots and morality plain clothes agents in Kurdistan. Clerics and security officials often publicly call for stricter enforcement measures to restrict inappropriately worn headscarves by women, which often result in mass arrests, harassments and public humiliations. Assailants are the…

Rouhani visits East Kurdistan’s Sina city empty-handed
08 Aug
4:24

Rouhani visits East Kurdistan’s Sina city empty-handed

At an empty football stadium, in a public speech, Rouhani said Iran had strong ethnic equality! It was Rouhani’s own government who claimed it could find no qualified Kurdish candidates for any of the important posts, including the governorship. Rouhani also claimed that “Sunni and Shiite are all brothers, we are…

Landmines in Kurdistan still take Innocent Lives
08 Aug
4:18

Landmines in Kurdistan still take Innocent Lives

There are more than 20 million left-over mines in the provinces of Ilam, Kurdistan, Kirmashan, Wurme and Ahwaz. more than 2,200 hectares of land in Eastern Kurdistan are laid with deadly landmines by the Iranian government. Iran is the second-most mine-polluted country in the world. on average three people die…

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources
07 Aug
4:14

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources

Kurdpa: Recently the medical facilities in the city of Sardasht in Wurme (Wast Azarbijan) Province have been experiencing shortages in medical supplies, especially for pregnant woman. Patients have turned to nearby cities for treatment as hospital officials in their hometown have refused admission. According to the relatives of the affected…

Tensions and Unrest in Shino, One Dead and Two Injured
28 May
3:00

Tensions and Unrest in Shino, One Dead and Two Injured

Kurdpa: As a result of a shooting by Iranian security forces around Shino (Oshnawieh), several Kurds were killed and injured. Kurdpa has learned that on May 28 one Kurd was shot dead and another severely injured by armed forces. Kurdistan Media reported that the assault killed Rebwar Molodi instantly. His…

Three IRGC Guards Killed, Two Injured, Ten Arrested
26 May
3:03

Three IRGC Guards Killed, Two Injured, Ten Arrested

Kurdpa: Latest border unrests in Wurme (Orumieh) Province have led to the deaths and arrests of a dozen IRGC members. Kurdpa has learned that the corpses of three IRGC members were transferred to Shino city from Kelashin mountain range. One source told Kurdpa that these IRGC members might have been…

Al Arabiya: Clashes between Kurds and Iranian forces after suicide
08 May
2:33

Al Arabiya: Clashes between Kurds and Iranian forces after suicide

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Thursday, 7 May 2015 Clashes erupted between Kurds and Iranian security forces on Thursday in Iran’s city of Mahabad where a woman is said to have committed suicide after a man tried to rape her, Al Arabiya reported. Security forces were deployed to…

Mirror: Protesters burn down hotel after ‘female worker jumps to her death to avoid being raped by army officer’
08 May
2:28

Mirror: Protesters burn down hotel after ‘female worker jumps to her death to avoid being raped by army officer’

7 May 2015 | By John Shammas This is the moment a group of enraged protesters set fire to a hotel after the mysterious death of one of its workers. Protesters have claimed that the woman jumped to her death from the fourth floor of the building to avoid being raped by an…